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Mandar Fine Art

Mandar Fine Art

5.0 64 Reviews
Mandar enjoys teaching art to students at all levels of skill. NO EXPERIRNCE NECESSARY. He helps you to connect with your own creative spirit in a fun and relaxed way. His class always starts with a live demo/ illustration followed by individualized instruction. Mandar is an award winning artist who loves to paint vibrant landscapes scenes of the SF Bay area in the medium of soft pastels.  Mandar recognizes the important role art plays in creating physical, emotional and spiritual healing and strives to share the experience with everyone through his art lessons. Check his art pages: www.mandarfineart.com www.Facebook.com/mandarfinea ... View Profile
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Gleeson Gallery

Gleeson Gallery

5.0 12 Reviews
When you work with Jim Gleeson you will experience the best in “old school “ academic instruction.Jim has a passion for painting and drawing in a classic realistic style that is easy for students to learn and grow artistically at a rapid pace.  Jim is on the facuty of San Francisco’s Premire ArCollege “The Academy of Ar”. Draa on over 20 years of teaching experiece in drawing and painting James can design an instructional program that will meet and exceed the expectations of all students.  Each program is designed to fit the needs of The learning program is rigorous and demanding. Each student will be p ... View Profile
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Micah Sanger Artist

Micah Sanger Artist

4.8 11 Reviews
I have insights into the creative process, the techniques of painting and drawing, and more importantly, the richness and depth of being alive which comes from decades of being a dedicated artist awakening to my true nature. (See my educational art website www.perception4u.com for examples of my work.) You will see by the range of my work that I will be able to assist and guide you through almost any need you have that might arise.
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Paint Live Laugh

Paint Live Laugh

5.0 7 Reviews
I am a professional art instructor and possess many years of experience teaching children and adults to develop their creativity. Teaching art has been a rewarding experience as many students have thanked me for encouraging them to explore and express their inner artists.
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LIV & CHIU Art Studio

LIV & CHIU Art Studio

5.0 7 Reviews
LIV & CHIU art studio is dedicated to providing an environment for everyone to draw/paint from a live model.  We offer various drawing/painting workshops for adults/youth taught by well known professional artists from all over the world.   Please visit our website: livandchiuartstudio.com Olivia (LIV) - Graduated from Fine Art Painting and Drawing in 2012 at the Academy of Art University, San Francisco. She has been in group shows with Pacific Art League in Palo Alto, STUDIO Gallery in San Francisco, Garden Gallery in Half Moon Bay and Blank Gallery in Oslo.  She also received a "Specialty Award" from the Academy of Ar ... View Profile
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Julie Cohn

Julie Cohn

5.0 5 Reviews
I love teaching and I have been teaching watercolor painting and drawing for 30 years. Here is what sets me apart from other painting and watercolor painting instructors: I am very organized and I like teaching concepts as well as techniques. For example, I developed my own watercolor method to help students thoroughly know how to use watercolor to achieve the results they want, loose or more controlled styles, and I focus on understanding why a technique is used so that students learn to think on their own, versus just copying what I am demonstrating. I have expertise in all subjects, including portraiture and abstracts. Becau ... View Profile
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Drawing And Painting Lessons

Drawing And Painting Lessons

5.0 4 Reviews
I'm a fine artist who's subjects are the human face, body and animal life. I have 35 experience drawing the model in pencil, crayon and charcoal and painting mainly in pastel. I can teach you how to paint or draw. I'm also a colorist, and can teach you the principles of color: value, dominance, creating drama, working with complements. I have a BFA in fashion design and have been a fine artist since childhood. I take portrait commissions from my website which shows examples of my work: www.pamelafoxartist.com. ... View Profile
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Heather Wilcoxon

Heather Wilcoxon

5.0 3 Reviews
Teaching Experience:  Besides teaching workshops, I have taught at the College of Marin, UC Berkeley Extension, San Francisco Art Institute, Kennedy University, California College of the Arts, Center for the Book, National Institute of Art and Disabilities and The Richmond Art Center. I have also  been a visiting artist  and lectured at Rollins College, Orlando,Florida, Dominican University, Sonoma State, Maine College of Art and Sierra Nevada College. Teaching is my way of passing on my knowledge and experience of being a working artist for over 30 years. I am passionate about art making and its process. I have taught all ... View Profile
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Arthur Koch Studio

Arthur Koch Studio

5.0 2 Reviews
I teach both traditional and digital art. I have a BFA in painting and photography as well as a long career working as 2D/3D digital artist/animator in games and automotive. I taught for 4 years at the Art Institute of San Francisco and Expression College for Digital Media. I've also done private tutoring for student's specific needs. I use a combination of lecture and lab ( talking about it, then doing it) I encourage students to ask lot's of questions and I try to tailor classes for the students needs. Take a look at my LinkedIn profile to get a better idea of the breadth of my experience and skills. Please read my recommendations to get a ... View Profile
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Deepa Kataria

Deepa Kataria

5.0 2 Reviews
I taylor my teaching to each individual student. Although there are basic methods which are standard, each person is individual in thier approach to Art. I look to see and understand how each person executes their creativity so that I can teach my students how they can leverage the skills they learn to their own personal style.
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DavidDelany.com/lessons

DavidDelany.com/lessons

5.0 1 Review
My service takes a Mindful approach, that means art making is a practice like meditation and that what is happening in you is more important than what is resulting on the canvas.  It is an approach that I began over 30 years ago and has served me well. Visit DavidDelany.com 
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Burn It Blue Studios.

Burn It Blue Studios.

5.0 1 Review
Im an art school graduate from CCA there i leaned about  Visual language that is art.  My passion is to share that with others and explore blockages that may impair creativity. Art is the gift of the shaman and it is there for all to learn and share.  My websight is my intagram account the_story_of_fariba
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Art School Of Mulford Gardens

Art School Of Mulford Gardens

5.0 1 Review
Fine art classes for children and adults, taught by fine artist Allison Butterfield Modifer. The classes are small in size so each student is given special attention as they are exposed to a variety of techniques in drawing and painting - providing a different art experience each week. The Art School of Mulford Gardens is located across the street from Garfield Elementary School in the clubhouse building in beautiful Mulford Gardens Park in San Leandro. ... View Profile
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Refreshing2Designs

Refreshing2Designs

5.0 1 Review
BiographyRebecca Purcell is a mother of two beautiful daughters, who wants to see Heaven on earth. Working with diversity has become her burning passion that continues to get oiled through sound, shapes and colors of this generation.Her craftsman skills contain painting on canvas, wood products, metal, glass, and recently add to her tool box clay.She works in her community as Business owner of Deli and Cafe Also holds workshops and private sessions for Art and Healing through soaking in sounds and being released to freely create. Training comes from:Bethel Church, Redding CaThe Mission, Vacaville CaVertical Call, Santa RosaDaug ... View Profile
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Badhia Painting

Badhia Painting

4.0 1 Review
Hi, My name is Prabin, an trained, experienced and academically qualified Fine artist. I believe, my students (expert or amateur), just need to have urge to paint. I can help them develop their own skills, technique and temporament. I also respect their own individualily. I have bachelor degree in Fine Art and Master Degree in History of Art. I have traveled abroad such as Paris, Rome, Turkey, Tunisia & India for art symposiums and workshops. Regular participants of exhibitions in and around San Francisco Bay Area, and received awards.  My methods of teaching is realistic way to paint human figure and landscapes. That includes basic ... View Profile
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Rare Bird Makers' Studio

Rare Bird Makers' Studio

Rare Bird is a gift shop, gallery & studio in Oakland, California. We feature independent artists, and makers from California & the U.S. Founded in 2010 by maker & arts educator, Erica Skone-Rees, Rare Bird's focus is on celebrating creativity and cultivating community.  Rare Bird offers a carefully curated selection of workshops in art, crafts, meditation and magic in our Makers' Studio. We also lead team building workshops and private parties.  Classes are led by the Erica, our founder and over 45 artists from the Bay Area. We love the Bay Area and are so appreciative of our Oakland community.  ... View Profile
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MJ Studios Art And Music

MJ Studios Art And Music

We Teach Kids and Adults art and music in a comfortable and nurturing enviroment. Each student is different so we pay attention to their needs and let them florish into a great Artist or Musician. The Arts have been proven to help them in school work, self confidence and expressing creativity, which is so important for their well being . 
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Agave Studios/Mario Vargas

Agave Studios/Mario Vargas

Hello. My Name is Mario Vargas. I am a Painter. too many things to write. you are welcome to ask me anytime. I don't like resumes much(sorry). I reside in Downtown, Sacramento.  I Studied Art/Painting abroad but mainly my degrees are from CSU Sacramento and from The School of The Art Institute of Chicago. I have a working studio. I concentated in figure painting. I've had Art exhibits throughout the U.S. I can and will teach you painting, drawing, sculpture, photography and other mediums but more inportant, i will teach you about ART. ... View Profile
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Oding Muata Illustrations

Oding Muata Illustrations

I absolutely love art! I have been creating art for over 50 years. I have been teaching art in private schools in Oakland, and Berkeley for the past twenty years. I have taught students from K -12, as well as adults. Needless to say, I enjoy working with students of all ages. Ususally, I find out what the students want to achieve and I design a plan to meet their needs. I am willing to provide references from former students if needed. You can check out some of my current work on Facebook. ... View Profile
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Christopher Castle

Christopher Castle

I have been a professional artist for many years. I am a painter and printmaker and have taught students painting and printmaking at all levels from college, high school, middle and elementary schools, also adult and senior age students. I love to assist in the  explore individual creativity while technical expertise is developed as the servant of the expressive goals. In watercolor, acrylic and egg tempera painting, basic but essential foundation is layed on which we build a  ... View Profile
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Joelle Provost Fine Art

Joelle Provost Fine Art

Hey There!  Hope you all are doing well. I am an established commission based painter and draftsperson, and I paved my way to this path by listening to myself and being stubborn enough to not let anyone tell me to put the paintbrush down. I have taught K-8th grade in Harlem at a school that was often featured on talk shows, and assistant taught a bunch at the college level. I am thrilled to teach you not only very basic fundamental techniques of paint mixing, composition etc, but also I’m happy to address the business side of art, to talk art history in the context of your own work, and to then answer all questions you have that ar ... View Profile
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INFERNO Gallery

INFERNO Gallery

Inferno Gallery is an extension of my art studio which produces Paintings, sculptures and video. I have a Painting/Drawing clinic as well as provide private instruction in fine art painting. I am a professional artist with a extensive background in creating multiple genres of art as well as being involved in art related educational technical publishing. I studied art at San Antonio College, AICA New York Studio residency program, and The San Francisco Art Insitutue where I recieved my BFA. My style of art making runs across a variety of forms however painting has always been my primary focus and an incubator for other art. Painting and drawin ... View Profile
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Kristen Brown Art

Kristen Brown Art

I am a practicing artist and exhibit my work throughout the US and Canada. I am trained in both traditional and contemporary painting teachniques. I have a BFA from the University of Saskatchewan and an MFA in Painting from Academy of Art Univerity. I am teaching artist for Winsor & Newton oil and watercolor, Liquitex acrylic, and Arches paper. I conduct technical workshops at art colleges, universities, and retail locations across Northern California, including: UC Berkeley, SFAI, CCA, Academy of Art University, and SF State. I am also an instructor at a local art studio where I teach painting and drawing to children and teens. I te ... View Profile
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Artistic Home Studio & Boutique

Artistic Home Studio & Boutique

We offer all types of painting classes, including acrylic painting on canvas for kids ages 10-16, furniture painting classes, decorative painting classes, stenciling, and unique Patina & Rust classes.  We teach everyone - from beginners to experts - and enjoy watching our students grow and learn from creative experiences.  Plus our classes are FUN!  For examples of our work, and more information, visit http://ArtisticHomeStudio.com.  You can also find us on Facebook and Instagram @artistichomestudio.  ... View Profile
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Datsuzoku Painting Lessons

Datsuzoku Painting Lessons

My teaching method begins with sketching basic shapes and progressing to complex shapes through refinement and detail. This process can be applied to cartoon caricature or realistic objects such as still life arrangements, animals, people, portraits, landscapes, cars, houses, or anything else that you like. For advanced practice I teach the Principles of Creating Depth using perspective, overlapping, shading, texture, and focal point detail. I teach expressive concept development by gathering image references and creating imaginative juxtapositions and visual stories. In addition to drawing, I teach painting using techniques that I learned wh ... View Profile
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Moxie Art Lessons

Moxie Art Lessons

Moxie Art Lessons is designed to help students learn traditional and academic techinques, as well as build up their own unique appraoch to art making. The instructor Ryan Martin attended the California College of the Arts in San Francisco, where he studied Visual Arts, with an emphasis on drawing and painting. Martin has been working professionally as a visual artist since 2007; represented by Mark Wolfe Contemporary Art in San Francisco. Martin's work has been highlighted by numerous media including THE ADVOCATE, CHIC TODAY MAGAZINE, VENISON MAGAZINE, and THE ART OF MAN. He has exhibited widely across the United States, including CONTEX ... View Profile
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Studio Bridget Star

Studio Bridget Star

Most schools don't teach fundamental observational drawing and painting techniques. When Abstract Expressionism took over in the 1950s, realistic drawing was shunned and the techniques lost. Why? It was associated with Communism. Ironically Abstraction with its extremely open ended interpretations was used in Fascist Spain to promote their propaganda as well. Artistic skill can be used to communicate whatever it is you choose. Choose well please, because I will give you some powerful techniques to improve Proportion  Form Depth  Value As well as practical linear perspective, composition, and for those who are ready, colour.  I ... View Profile
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Artillery A.G.

Artillery A.G.

You're invited to learn the emotional qualities of color by enjoying the dance flow of paint on a wood canvas. We will take you on a short journey into your subconscious emotions by using color theory as an avenue to express yourself. Come enjoy a non-judgemental atmosphere where you will be introduced to the basic techniques of hues, color mixtures and the mysterious powers of paint. Our focus will be learning to paint one of the four elements. You will chose either fire, water, air or earth to work with during the class.  All materials are included! We will provide your canvas, paint and creative guidance. All you need to bring is an o ... View Profile
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Bedrick Studios

Bedrick Studios

Bedrick Studios specializes in traditional and digital arts education. Lessons inlcude painting, illustration, graphic design, and animation. Founder Jeff Bedrick has been on faculty at San Francisco Academy of Art since 2007. He was Visual Effects Supervisor on award-winning film, The Velvet Abstract, matte Painter on DreamWorks Shrek 2, among many other credentials.  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeffbedrick/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jbedrick/?hl=en Professional Website: http://bedrickstudios.com Demo Reel: https://youtu.be/IboGAmv3JRI ... View Profile
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CHRIS BABCOCK ART

CHRIS BABCOCK ART

What sets Chris Babcock Art apart from other art schools in San Francisco is Chris teaches each student how to paint using only the top brand professional quality acrylic & oil paints. The result is a gallery worthy painting so gorgeous, you can't wait to hang it on a prominent wall in your home or office! Chris Babcock is a published children’s book author, (No Moon, No Milk! Random House/Scholastic) illustrator and professional portrait artist who has taught thousands of children and adults how to draw and paint since 1994. She and her team of teachers use an inspiring combination of soothing humor and loving encou ... View Profile
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